And the beat goes onis a refrain that kept rolling through my head after attending the symposium Tuesday hosted by the Womens Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) in Washington, D.C. The topic: retirement solutions for women.
I was honored to be invited by WISER President Cindy Hounsell, to kick off the discussion and was joined by Transamerica Center for....More>>>
Bank hacks on a Vietnamese and Bangladesh Central Bank through the financial messaging system Swift are a cause of concern for banks around the world.
New details emerged on last year's Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank hack, according to a Bloomberg report. Swift codes were identified to be embedded into the string used by the hacker and they identified "at least seven....More>>>
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With the S&P 500 up 16% year-to-date, it’s....More>>>
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Income investors love buying Dividend Aristocrats....More>>>
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It’s no secret that retail is in a tailspin. The rise of online shopping has cratered sales at long-time retail stalwarts like Macy’s Inc (NYSE:M) and Kohl’s Corporation (NYSE:KSS). And while share prices of the retailers themselves have suffered, the owners of the physical brick-and-mortar stores have suffered more.
Scan the markets today, and it might look as if theres nowhere compelling to stash your cash. The U.S. stock market trades within striking distance of its all-time high, international stocks look risky, and bond yields remain dismally low. But a good value investor can always unearth a bargain. So, we asked the managers of three top value mutual funds to share their most compelling current ideas.
Singapore's largest property developer, CapitaLand (OTCPK:CLLDY) (CATL.SI) had a pretty good 2017. Helped by improving conditions in Singapore and China, not to mention significant project openings, CapitaLand's local shares climbed 20% and the ADRs did even better.
A power outage hit the CES consumer electronics show in Las Vegas, dimming the lights in one of the main convention halls hosting demonstrations from the likes of LG Electronics Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co.
“There is an isolated power outage at the Las Vegas Convention Center. W
In Lahore and Karachi, American flags were burned in front of TV cameras after President Trump’s decision on Jan. 4 to withhold $2 billion of security aid from Pakistan to punish it for allegedly harboring terrorists. The country’s government issued angry statements claiming no ins